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Reducing Knee Pain With Low-Impact Exercise

Categories: Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

The knee is quite a complex joint, and is involved in more day-to-day functions than one might think. Whether you have an ongoing discomfort condition or a severe injury, knee pain can be a major obstacle. This discomfort can prevent more aggressive physical lifestyles– like contact sports– altogether. For patients undergoing orthopedic recovery processes, active  … View More

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The Role of Diagnosis in Sports Injury Treatment

Categories: Sports Medicine

Recovering from a sports injury is not a simple task. Depending on the extent of the injury and other conditions, it can take months or years. But, before you can begin the recovery process, it’s important to be sure that you are receiving treatment for the appropriate condition. At Central Orthopedics, we help patients with  … View More

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5 Common Tennis Injuries & How to Treat Them

Categories: Sports Medicine

With spring finally here, many people are eager to start engaging in their favorite activities. Boating, jogging and golfing are all great sources of exercise, but carry their fair share of risks. While tennis is a leisurely way to spend a quiet Sunday morning, improper technique may lead to injury. As an orthopedics office with  … View More

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4 Common Golf Injuries: Treatment and Prevention

Categories: Sports Medicine

There’s nothing like waking up early Saturday morning to hit the golf course for an early morning game. Except the pain that follows. While golfing is a therapeutic way to remain active, the potential for sports injuries is real. The repetitive motions involved in golf can have a dramatic effect on the body, particularly the  … View More

2018 Olympics: Long Island Athletes and Injuries

Categories: Sports Medicine

While curling has earned its reputation as a low-impact Olympic event, not all events are risk-free. Skiing, snowboarding and even sledding, however, pose a much larger danger to the body. With sports ranging from simple tests in coordination to rapid, open-air movement, sports in the winter Olympics can have many potential injuries. Read on to  … View More

5 Most Common Skiing Injuries

Categories: Sports Medicine

For some people, there’s nothing better about the wintertime than flocking to the slopes. Also, with the 2018 Winter Olympics underway, we all have snow sports on our minds. However, like other risks of winter, skiing and snowboarding have the potential to be very hazardous. Snow sport injuries have the potential to cause serious problems.  … View More

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Negative Side Effects of Anabolic Steroids

Categories: Sports Medicine

Steroids have a well-deserved reputation of being the illegal, unhealthy and generally dangerous alternative to proper weight loss and muscle building through exercise and diet control. A diligent workout routine can be taxing on your body, but this is preferable to the long-term harm that muscle-building anabolic steroids can cause. Take a look at how  … View More

Ankles: From Sprains to Surgeries

Categories: Sports Medicine

What you need to know about common ankle injuries. Whether you’ve had a collision on a sports field, tripped while on a power walk, or had a moment of poor form in crossfit, chances are that you’ve experienced a sore ankle joint once or twice. So at what point does this pain go from a  … View More